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I Study How Teachers Collaborate Online. Here's How They Can Do It Better

Researcher Robin Anderson shares what happened when one online community of teachers tried to unlearn their deficit mindsets together. (December 5, 2019)

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Does 'the Achievement Gap' Evoke a Negative Stereotype? What the Research Says

What we call education inequality defines how—and even if—we solve it, write three researchers. (December 5, 2019)

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I Am an English Teacher. Rubrics Are No Way to Teach Writing

Rubrics overload students with pseudoscientific feedback when they should be learning from literature, argues English teacher Peter Machera. (December 4, 2019)

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Stop Ignoring the Innovation That Happens in Traditional Public Schools

Three national educational funders explain a new program that is highlighting innovative practices in schools around the country. (November 27, 2019)

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Read insights from some of the K-12 field's most prominent education scholars, leaders, and practitioners. Education Week and Education Week Teacher have gathered years of valuable interviews reflecting some of the most pressing issues in K-12 schooling. (March 18, 2019)

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Beyond Bias: Countering Stereotypes in Schools

In four videos, education researchers discuss their perspectives on the criminalizing of black girls in American schools, including by school resource officers.

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Tiny Teaching Stories: 'I'm Just Not Ready to Go Home Yet'

Super-short stories written by teachers about their triumphs and frustrations, and the hilarious or absurd moments from their lives. (December 4, 2019)

Bringing the Joy of Read-Alouds to Middle School Students

Reading aloud is a strategy elementary school teachers have capitalized on for generations. But we can use storytelling and drama to get older students engaged and loving literature, too, writes teacher Christina Torres. (November 20, 2019)

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